Christmas is over for another year. One of my favorite Christmas activities is Christmas baking but I didn’t do as much this year as I usually would. What slowed me down this year was the cost of ingredients, specifically the cost of butter. Continue reading
This month’s Food in Jars Mastery Challenge was all about using fermentation to preserve food. Despite the health benefits provided by fermented foods, I have never really been a fan. At least I wasn’t a fan until I realized that both sour dough bread and yogurt rely on fermentation to develop their unique flavors. And then my neighbour gifted me with a jug of milk that would go bad before she returned from her travels. Clearly the universe was telling me to make yogurt. Continue reading
Advent calendar days 1 and 2 are done.
If you are looking for a warm, comforting meal to come home to at the end of a long, cold day, you can’t go wrong with a bowl of this soup. Continue reading
Tasty and affordable tomatoes and peppers are not always available year round. I picked up several tins of tomatoes for a dollar each a few months ago and a few cans of tomato paste. Continue reading